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Publication or Company about.com
Job Title Executive Producer
Industry Internet/Online/New Media
Salary
Benefits
Job Duration Full Time
Job Location New York, NY
Job Requirements About.com is looking for an Executive Producer with a passion for creating exceptional online video content and a vision for developing an industry-leading how-to video initiative.

The scope of this role includes Content, Production, Product, Distribution, and Technology. This person will be responsible for developing an ambitious, sustainable content strategy to create entertaining, informative, and engaging how-to videos, while maintaining an efficient, scalable production operation. In addition, the Executive Producer will lead efforts to improve the on-site video experience & discovery, and to expand video distribution through social media, OTT, and other platforms. The ideal candidate will have experience creating quality video at scale, as well as driving plays and discovery via desktop, YouTube, and mobile.

Responsibilities:

- Lead video content production:
o Evolve content development strategy with emphasis on higher user engagement
o Increase volume of consumer focused, expert-driven, short form (2-3 minute) lifestyle / how-to video
o Improve content quality, focusing on production values, new formats, and user engagement
o Design scalable systems and processes to create video at scale
- Improve video user experience and discovery to increase video plays and page views, and maximize video SEO performance
- Expand and enhance About.com mobile video experience
- Assist in the development of new distribution channels for About.com videos, from Social Video (e.g. YouTube, Facebook, etc.), to OTT, to new emerging platforms.
- Oversee the development and implementation of video standards and best practices
- Work with business leads to develop video partnerships
- Track the competitive landscape and key video trends within the industry
Key Skills


Equally adept with video technical specs (i.e. formats, aspect ratios, compression rates) and creative vision (i.e. production values, voice)
Strong organizational and product management skills
Experience managing a variety of content creation models, including original, UGC, and licensed content
In-depth understanding of the Brightcove video platform
Proficiency in online video editing software, including Final Cut Pro, iMovie, and Adobe After Effects.
Excellent communication skills



Experience

5 plus years leading online video production, preferably for a “pure play” internet company
3 plus years experience managing large teams of creative talent, including freelancers and full-time employees.
3-4 years experience with branded YouTube Channel
Experience in a senior video production role at a large-scale Web publisher a plus.
About Our Company The About Group is part of IAC/InterActiveCorp (NASDAQ: IACI), a leading internet company with more than 50 fast-growing, highly-related brands serving loyal consumer audiences. The About Group offers the best of both worlds. As a top ranked Web property, we combine the excitement of a fast paced, start-up atmosphere with the stability of a strong parent company. Here you can make a real and positive difference to people as part of a team that is dedicated to delivering the most relevant answers and solutions to our users’ needs by empowering them to accomplish those needs band move forward in their daily lives.

Join the About Group through its family of properties which include:

- About.com
- CalorieCount.com
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